Damon Arnold

Damon Arnold

The Breakdown, 7 p.m. Anchor

Damon is a multimedia journalist and weekend anchor at WALB. He joined the WALB team in June 2017. Damon was born in Columbia, Missouri and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He is a proud alumnus of the illustrious Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, where he graduated magna cum laude from the School of Journalism & Graphic Communication. Damon has studied under the Nieman Fellows at Harvard University, interned with WFLA News Channel 8 in Tampa, Florida, Capital Outlook Newspaper in Tallahassee, Florida, as well as a staff writer for HBCU Buzz based out of Washington D.C. While in college he was the lead anchor of the university’s news station FAMU News 20 at Five. At the same time, he fulfilled the role of editor-in-chief of the school’s newspaper, The Famuan. Damon is also a member of the Omicron Gamma Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Fraternity Inc. Damon fell in love with journalism long before he was aware of it. As a pre-teen he made it his life’s mission to tell on his siblings before they could tell on him. Damon enjoys traveling, community service, eating and being the best example to his six siblings as possible. He welcomes feedback and looks forward to getting to know the South Georgia Community.

Recent Articles by Damon

  VSU students, faculty making face masks for those in need

Albany community leaders working to restore mental health in black men

NWS: Get prepared mentally for storms

'Everybody pulled together, that’s what anybody should do anywhere’: Seminole Co. bans together to recover from Hurricane Michael

Seminole Co. almost fully recovered from Hurricane Michael

Sheriff’s Office: Car accident reported in Crisp Co.

  SWGA hotels are filling up from Dorian evacuees

  2 men wanted in other states arrested in Lowndes Co.

  Moultrie Chamber of Commerce holds 2nd annual career fair

  2nd Annual Moultrie-Colquitt County Career Fair happening Wednesday

  Tift Co. students back in class

  Albany leaders: Illegal dumping is at an all-time high

  New Arlington police chief discusses plans for department

  'It’s like getting started for getting older’: Ben Hill Co. students go back to class

  3-year-old boy recovering after Colquitt Co. dog attack

  Moultrie leaders offer tips to new business owners

  Moultrie city leaders work to restore discipline in school

  Arlington names new chief of police

  IDK Bar & Grill closes in Moultrie

  New Thronateeska history exhibit opens Tuesday

  4th HBCU forum set for Tuesday

  Georgia Dept. of Agriculture confirms roach infestation at Douglas Dollar General

  Missing Berrien Co. boater found

  'I’m tired of sellout leadership’: Third HBCU forum sends message to city leaders about controversial bill

  Best Friends Humane Society’s ‘Catpalozza’ in full swing

  Coffee and Commerce kicks-off in Moultrie

  Moultrie residents pleased with road project

  Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Lowndes Co.

  ‘Open Studio Day’ provides free artistic opportunity in Colquitt County

Arlington names interim police chief